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11/22/2017 10:05:29 PM
Posted: 9/24/2004 5:24:03 AM EST
This has probably been covered before, but I couldnt find it. My AMD build is finally done, with the exception of the spring that holds the FCG pins in place. Anyone have a diagram of how the spring sits in the reciever? Is the plate dealy that tapco sells worth the money?
Thanks,
Dean
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 7:53:51 AM EST
If you have the full auto retainer spring (with the coil on the one end), you can snip a portion of it off and use it as shown in this link:

www.gunsnet.net/Linx310/fcgremoval4.htm

It's really easy to make your own retainer plate. You can use sheet steel, brass, or galvanized tin sheet for the retainer. I see no reason to give someone else $10~$15 for something so simple to make.

www.gunco.net/forums/showthread.php?t=1323
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 8:15:04 AM EST
Or you could slip down to the local NAPA and pick up two 7/32 E clip.
Link Posted: 9/24/2004 11:06:31 AM EST
Thanks for the info- I like the e-clip idea, probably go with that.
Thanks again,
Dean
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